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Crane Hawk

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                                       Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Geranospiza caerulescens Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
43 - 51 cm Length
Mangrove, swamp forest, rainforest, dry savanna, shrubland, wetlands & agricultural land,. Up to 800 m. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
Clutch
It uses its long legs to grab small brds, mammals & reptiles, from bromeliads, crevices and tree holes. Food  
  Habits
3458 - TSN: 175516 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA Czech: káně dlouhonohá, Kánovec modrošedý
Danish: Tranehøg
German: Sperberweihe
English: Black Crane-Hawk, Crane Hawk, Crane-hawk, Frog Hawk, Gray Crane Hawk, Gray Crane-Hawk, Grey Crane Hawk, Grey Crane-Hawk
Spanish: Aguililla Zancona, Aguilucho de Patas Largas, Azor Zancón, Azor Záncon, Gavián Ranero, Gavilán Aplomado, Gavilán grulla, Gavilán patas largas, Gavilán ranero, Gavilán Zancón, Gavilán Zancudo
Spanish (Argentine): Gavilán patas largas
Spanish (Colombia): Aguililla Zancona
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gavilán ranero
Spanish (Honduras): Gavilán grulla
Spanish (Mexico): gavilán zancón, Gavilán Zancudo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gavilán Ranero
Spanish (Paraguay): Gavilán patas largas
Spanish (Uruguay): Gavilán Aplomado, Gavilán Patas Largas
Spanish (Venezuela): Gavilán Zancón
Estonian: väänjalg-viu
Finnish: Pitkäjalkahaukka
French: Busard grue, Buse à pattes longues, Buse échasse, Serpentaire ardoisé
Guarani: Taguato hovy
Hebrew: נץ ארוך רגליים
Italian: Poiana zampelunghe, Sparviero trampoliere
Japanese: seitakachuuhi, seitakanosuri
Japanese: セイタカチュウヒ, セイタカノスリ
Latin: Geranospiza caerulescens, Geranospiza caerulescens caerulescens
Dutch: Blauwe Sperwerkiekendief, Langpootkiekendief
Norwegian: Tranevåk
Polish: Jastrząb długonogi, jastrzebiec, jastrzębiec, Jastrzębiec długonogi
Portuguese: gavião-mateiro, Gaviao-pernilongo, gavião-pernilongo
Portuguese (Brazil): Gavião Mateiro, gavião-mateiro, Gavião-pernilongo
Russian: Гераноспиза, Журавлиный Ястреб
Slovak: azor krahulcí
Swedish: Grodhök
Chinese: 鹤鹰

Range

Argentina, Argentine Northwest, Argentine Region, Buenos Aires Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Acre Brazil, Alagoas, Amapá, Amazonas, Bahia,Ceará, Center-West BrazilGoiás , South Brazil, Espírito Santo Colombia, Costa Rica, , Ecuador, El Salvador, Federal District, French Guiana, , Gran Chaco, Guatemala, Guerrero, Guyana, Honduras, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mesopotamia, Mexico, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Durango Michoacán, Minas Gerais, Nicaragua, North Brazil, Northeast Brazil, Oaxaca, Panama, Para, Paraguay, Paraná, Pernambuco, Peru, Piauí, Puebla, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Sergipe, Sinaloa, Sonora, Southeast Brazil, Suriname, Tabasco,  Tamaulipas, Texas, Tocantins, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, Veracruz, Yucatán Peninsula

 

Sub-species

Geranospiza caerulescens [gracilis or flexipes]
Geranospiza caerulescens [nigra Group]
Geranospiza caerulescens [nigra]
Geranospiza caerulescens balzarensis
Geranospiza caerulescens caerulescens
Geranospiza caerulescens caerulescens
Geranospiza caerulescens flexipes
Geranospiza caerulescens gracilis
Geranospiza caerulescens gracilis/flexipes
Geranospiza caerulescens livens
Geranospiza caerulescens nigra

 

 

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